Wilmette, IL  -- The highly anticipated source for race tracks will be on shelves in early April. The 2015 National Speedway Directory lists a total of over 1,300 auto racing facilities. It is the most comprehensive publication of active tracks in the United States and Canada available anywhere. This book lists detailed information on oval […]

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  Chris Ferguson successfully took the trip to Victory Lane at Carolina Speedway this past weekend, despite an "up in the air" incident on lap 31. "It went all black and it was like I hit a dirt bike ramp and the car went up in the air," said Ferguson. Ferguson's No. 22 car took […]

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No. Stonington, CT -- This sport is not dead. What this sport needs is revival.   Those words come from OTB Promotions Executive Vice President Josh Vanada, when asked what he hopes to accomplish with this company.   “(Our sport) has changed because our culture has changed, and our economy recessed. Unfortunately, we, as a […]

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SALISBURY, N.C. — The second annual SPEED SPORT Challenge, which will be expanded to two days, will be run May 19-20 at Millbridge Speedway. Open-class winged sprint karts will again headline the SPEED SPORT Challenge. The inaugural event drew more than 50 karts and was televised on MAVTV. “We are excited about bringing back the […]

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This past weekend we at Speed51.com, the 100% Short Track news source, were doing some thinking; there are a lot of things in short track racing that go unnoticed, unmentioned or under appreciated. So to honor some of those things, the following is a first of a new series on Speed51.com… The Top 10 List. […]

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It's time for Speed51.com and Quarter Master to honor the 2014 Clutch Performance of the Year.    Performing in the clutch is what separates a winning driver from the rest of the pack.  Flexing muscle at the right time is something that true talents possess.  Often luck plays a big role in winning versus losing, […]

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CONCORD, N.C. – Each year NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative and its competition arm, Rev Racing, seek to obtain the highest quality of applicants representing the most diverse backgrounds and develop them into successful NASCAR drivers. This selection process begins with the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine. Beginning with the 2015 selection process, the application […]

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OSWEGO, NY – Oswego Speedway Hall of Fame member Ed Thompson passed away in the comfort of his own home, with family and friends by his side, early Friday morning.   A lifetime resident of Oswego, Thompson was a staple at the ‘Steel Palace’ nearly his entire life, serving as a crewman, welder, safety crew member, fabricator, driver, […]

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In what has become a yearly tradition on Speed51.com, the 100% Short Track Racing news source, bragging rights will be on the line as the Speed51.com March Madness Bracket Challenge returns again in 2015.  Race fans, drivers and Speed51.com staff members will duke (no pun intended) it out once again with a variety of prizes […]

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